Tag Archives: Error

Daily Prompt – Heat

In the heated challenge of the inside out Where certainty is a near shadow of doubt There are moments pondered here and now When muddled conclusions work somehow There in the midst of the summer’s heat Is where the rubber … Continue reading

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First Principles: Truth Can Stand For Itself

“It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself. Subject opinion to coercion: whom will you make your inquisitors?” – Thomas Jefferson (1781)      

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Thought For the Day: The Founders of the United States Believed Our Leaders Would Always Be Honest and Honorable

“The drafters of the Constitution had made on simple but far reaching error.  They’d assumed the people selected by the People to manage the nation would be as honest and honorable as they’d been.  One could almost hear the “Oops!” … Continue reading

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Na/GloPoWriMo 7: Backsliding Blues

Having to backtrack just a little bit to keep up with the site’s challenges.  I will admit that I have found this year’s challenges more than a little weird.  I don’t do weird very well.  But, I guess that makes … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Democratic Government Teaches The Best Course By Experience

“The theory of democratic government is not that the will of the people is always right, but rather that normal human beings of average intelligence will, if given a chance, learn the right and best course by bitter experience.” – … Continue reading

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First Principles: There Will Always Be Much Error In Politics

“Necessity, especially in politics, often occasions false hopes, false reasonings and a system of measures, correspondently erroneous.”  – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 35, 1788        

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Treat

Was it childish of me to expect you were my treat That life had done me a favor in allowing us to meet Was it poor judgment on my indiscrete part To believe that you would never break my heart … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Particular

There was really something quietly particular That made this revolution a bit irregular The idea that the people should live Freely with all the rights God does give No longer shackled to a rule of man But given the right … Continue reading

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First Principles: The Constitution Is Not Written On Blank Pages

“Our peculiar security is in the possession of a written Constitution. Let us not make it a blank paper by construction.” –Thomas Jefferson, letter to Wilson Nicholas, 1803 Every word in the Constitution either means something of particular intent or … Continue reading

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Egg

Isn’t it ironic how life is filled with this sort of mess Scientists claiming truth and then having to confess Just how wrong it is that they so very often are One minute in the spotlight, the next finding the … Continue reading

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